It's time for the 2014 Resource Family Conferences

Learn | Grow | Connect

Learn about foster care, what it is, who can foster, how you can help, and how to get started.

Check out how the ways Idaho Child Welfare Research and Training Center is reaching out to help our Idaho families.

Ways to get involved, where to start and how you can be part of the story.


trainingP.R.I.D.E. stands for Parenting Resources for Information, Development and Education. It's the training required for becoming a foster or adoptive parents.

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Foster parenting is hard work that also comes with a lot of rewards. We support our foster, adoptive and other resource families through the entire journey.

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From our annual resource parent conferences to various other trainings and community support events, there is a lot going on at ICWRTC.

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The Center's purpose is to train, develop and support the needs of children and families. One of the ways we do that is by providing resources.

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Foster Families Needed

North Hub Recruitment Coordinator, Julie Gardner, speaks about the shortage of foster homes in North Idaho.

View the full article on KHQ: Foster Families Needed 

Dire Shortage of Foster Home in North Idaho

Spokane, North Idaho News